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Around the body runs a ribbon engraved with the names of the donors. The knop is engraved with leaves. The outspread stem is ribbed. Flags, trophies, guns, etc. are engraved about the base. The cover has an eagle with outspread wings on the top. The upper part of the cover is ribbed or melon-like. The lower part has an inscription engraved with the reason for the gift. The interior is gilt.

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Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
ca. 1820
31.8 cm (12 1/2 in.)

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MARK on bottom rim: 1. crossed anchors and scepter for St. Petersburg, 2. [A Ya in Cyrillic for tester Alexandr Il'ich Yashinov (active 1795-1826), 3. 84 [transcription] for silver value, 4. MEYER in Latin script for maker; on rim of lid: 1, 2, 3 repeated inscription Top: To the major-general Khristofor Romanovich Reitern. As token of devotion and memory of the Corps of the Staff - and Oberofitsery of the Alexander Hussars' Regiment under his command from 1813 to 1820. / Body : Lietenant-colonels - Egor Gel'freikh 2nd, Vasilii Davydov 8th, Egor Bok 16th; Cavalry captains - Alexandr Krasnorutskii, Eduard Vasmund, Ivan Butovskii; Fedor Shtakelberg, Nikolai Berg, Konstantin sabo 5th, Field cavalry-captains - Karl Berg, Mikhail Kanivalskii, Petr Volchkov, Aleksandr Telkin, Grigorii Chengerii, Semen Zhigachev, Nikolai Leont'ev; Lieutenants - Andrei Tarnovskii, Fedor ungernshternberg 1st, Emilii Postel's, Evgenii Ungernshternberg 2nd, Yakov Voinov, Aleksei Berezin, Pavel Zhukovskii, Aleksandr Gorniakovskii, Fedor Bukslevden, Demitri Evreinov, Konstantin Voltev, Ivan Sviderskii, Samoilo Daragan, Mikhailo Matveenko, Nikolai Pusheshnikov 16th, Andrei Karitskii, vasilii Krylov, Dmitrii Efimovich 16th; Cornets - Egor Berg 2nd, Karl Einanten, Ivan Gel'mersen, Astafii Goven, Fedor Brigen, Karl Brigen 2nd, Platon Krshizhanovskii, Egor Vrangel', Maksim Lilienfel'd, Maksim Berg 3rd, Dmitrii Pusheshnikov 2nd, Mikhailo Ignat'ev, Victor Efimovich 2nd, Anton Bukslevden 2nd, Petr Zakharin, Aleksei Iakovlev, Aleksandr Shtrink, Nikolai Neliubov, Tikhon Pivarovich. Foot: For excellence - 14th August, 1813
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Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973